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Charleston Improvement Corp. Houses (1906-07), view03, 93-99 Church St, Charleston, SC, USA by Steve Minor
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Charleston est. 1670, pop. 127,999 (2013) • No. 97 Church St • parcel of land formerly owned by the Charleston Hydraulic Press Company (1874), a large industrial complex during the last half of the 19th c. • purchased by Charleston Improvement Corporation, 1906 • led by businessman Tristram T. Hyde (1862-1931), later mayor of Charleston) • constructed mid-sized houses throughout Charleston, 1906-1930 • this was the company’s most extensive development • similar Queen Anne style gable ends & front piazzas varied slightly with double-tiered porches at No. 93 (now gone) & No. 97, pedimented entries & side piazzas at No. 95 & No. 99 Charleston Historic District, National Register # 66000964, 1969 • declared National Historic Landmark District, 1973